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Support Worker – Mid Sussex

18th December, 2017

Support Worker
Mid Sussex
20 hours per week
Permanent Contract
£21,752 per annum (pro-rata)

We are recruiting a Support Worker to work alongside our wider housing team to provide effective day to day management of our community accommodation projects for vulnerable young people aged 16 to 35 years.

The role includes delivering one to one sessions and groups work sessions to assist residents to develop personally and socially in order that they grow in confidence and move towards independence.

You will carry a case load of young people and to engage them in effective support planning, working towards tailored goals so they can work towards positive outcomes.

You must have experience working with young people, particularly those considered vulnerable or with multiple and complex needs, and be able to de-escalate volatile situations and to manage challenging behaviour appropriately.

You should have the ability to engage, motivate, inspire and empower young people; and will be required to juggle tasks to ensure the safe running of the project and safeguarding of residents.

YMCA DownsLink Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

 

 

Closing date for applications: Monday 15th January 2018 at 9am

Interviews date: To be confirmed

 

 

How To Apply…
You can download an application pack and an application form below. Please return your form to us by email at recruitment@ymcadlg.org or by hand or post to:

Human Resources
YMCA DOWNSLINK GROUP,
Reed House,
47 Church Road,
Hove, BN3 2BE

Download an application pack here
Download an application form here